Raleigh County, West Virginia

Near Shady Spring [outside Beckley]

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Raleigh County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

September 2007

On September 28th, 2007, my good friend and I were driving home from a show. We were driving out of Shady Springs through my grandpa's farm, and like always, were watching for deer. This was a beautiful evening. The skies were clear with only a slight chill in the air ' for it was right before dark around 6 or 6:30 in the P.M. This time we didn't see a single deer but a HUGE 'something,' standing above a hay field about 200 yards away. It really began to catch our attention due to the fact that it was a good 4 feet taller than the fence and standing on two legs. So, in order to get a better look at him, we stepped out of the truck. As it started walking (definitely walking upright on two legs) we noticed that it seemed to be a brown color with fur like a grizzly bear or something to that nature. We then turned and looked at each other and said, 'Is that Bigfoot?!' No way, we thought. My friend and I have always thought that Bigfoot was a joke and a myth so we just stood there a...

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Raleigh County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

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